Definition of Genus ptyas

1. Noun. Asian rat snakes.

Exact synonyms: Ptyas
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Indian Rat Snake, Ptyas Mucosus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ptyas

genus Pternohyla
genus Pterocarpus
genus Pterocarya
genus Pterocles
genus Pterocnemia
genus Pterodactylus
genus Pterois
genus Pteropogon
genus Pteropus
genus Pterostylis
genus Ptilocercus
genus Ptilocrinus
genus Ptilonorhynchus
genus Ptloris
genus Ptyas
genus Ptychozoon
genus Puccinia
genus Pueraria
genus Puffinus
genus Pulex
genus Pulicaria
genus Pulsatilla
genus Punica
genus Pycnanthemum
genus Pygopus
genus Pygoscelis
genus Pylodictus
genus Pyracantha
genus Pyralis

Literary usage of Genus ptyas

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of Palæontology, for the Use of Students: For the Use of Students by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"The Indian genus Ptyas is probably represented in the Pleistocene of Madras by the existing P. mucosus. ..."

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